from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A former Italian colony of eastern Africa comprising the eastern and southern portions of present-day Somalia. In 1960 Italian Somaliland was combined with British Somaliland to form Somalia.


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  • One space, equipped with rolling garage-type doors, had been used primarily for shipping and receiving.

    Fatal Error

  • That could be a garage-type metal door on a building.

    Blood Trinity

  • In the meantime I walk past the bays, each one sealed shut with a rolling metal garage-type door.

    Boot Camp

  • The Mercedes used the private entrance; an ordinary-looking, heavy steel, garage-type of door rose as they approached from a side street, and the driver took them straight into the building.


  • If you can do without air conditioning and martinis, throw on some jeans and visit one of the area's Ice houses: garage-type rooms often featuring only a dart board, some lawn chairs and a fridge full of longnecks.

    Houston: Having A Hot Time In A Hot Town

  • A public "garage-type" sale will be from 9 to 11 a.m.

    The Times Today's News

  • "He's taken a garage-type product, a giant potato launcher, and made it a world-class avalauncher," Beidleman said.

  • The U.S. wants to support "garage-type" outfits trying to circumvent Web censorship, she said. --

  • Among the applicants were "very eminent scientists" as well as people doing "a lot of garage-type projects."

    NYT > Home Page

  • SEAN: Well, I'm an inventor of, you know, sort of garage-type.

    NPR Topics: News


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  • Always wanted to visit garage-type but the visa is hard to get.

    May 15, 2018